polite. so, no, smoking doesn't have to be banned. i just hope the smokers consider their addiction. tim writes stinky perfume should be banned. body odor should be banned. body flatulence should be banned and jet planes should be banned, but not smoking. it's not a health issue, it's a whining issue. and dan writes, absolutely. we don't have enough government intervention in the lives of our citizens yet. let's keep going until we all end up prisoners in our own homes with the doors and windows shut tight. i'm just saying. if you want to read more, go to my blog, firstname.lastname@example.org. did you ever smoke? >> i tried it in high school, a little bit in college. i got dizzy doing it and i thought, do you know what, somebody is telling you it's a bad idea, but i tried it. >> it's good you never started. >> no, i never really did. i know you're a recovering smoker, right? >> yeah, 25 years ago. i had a collapsed lung. it was, like, they were telling me something, too, maybe you should quit this. >> yeah.